Daily News Roundup – 15 April 2014

Categories: In The Media.

New chairman appointed for St Michael’s

Bexhill on Hill Observer

Irene Dibben takes over Julian Avery, who retired from the position this week after serving nearly nine years as a trustee and more than eight years as chairman.

Big Cat Group appointed creative agency for John Taylor Hospice

Birmingham Post

Marketing agency Big Cat Group has been appointed the creative design agency for John Taylor Hospice to work on brand development.

New hospice shop specialising in children’s clothes and toys opens in Bury

Bury Free Press

A new St Nicholas Hospice Care shop specialising in children’s clothes and toys opened in Bury St Edmunds on Monday.

Breaking down fear and taboos that surround death and dying

Lancashire Evening Post

As part Dying Matters Awareness Week, Tony Bonser will be sharing his experiences to help put the spotlight on the importance of the type of quality care St Catherine’s Hospice delivers.

NHS nurses stretched to breaking point, says report

The Guardian

Survey of 3,000 healthcare staff by Unison trade union finds many work through breaks and beyond normal hours.

NHS faces financial disaster in 2015 as politicians urged to find radical solution


The NHS faces a “financial crisis” next year as a budget freeze imposed by the Coalition risks pushing most hospital trusts into deficit, a leading think-tank has warned.

Treasury responds to gift aid and digital giving consultation

Civil Society

The government has rejected calls to introduce a central database of gift aid declarations, which many in the sector believe would simplify the system and increase take-up of the tax-free giving scheme.

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